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Table 2 Adjusted mean and standard deviation of self-efficacy, emotional coping response, and social support in young, low-income women with overweight or obesitya

From: Mothers In Motion intervention effect on psychosocial health in young, low-income women with overweight or obesity

  Intervention M (SD) Comparison M (SD) Effect Size 95% Confidence Interval
At baseline
 Self-efficacy 2.28 (0.71) 2.23 (0.94) NA NA
 Emotional coping response 2.88 (0.53) 2.89 (0.50) NA NA
 Social support 2.57 (0.76) 2.56 (0.77) NA NA
At the end of the 16-week intervention (T2)
 Self-efficacy** 2.56 (0.54) 2.27 (0.54)# 0.53 0.31, 0.76
 Emotional coping response** 3.10 (0.39) 2.96 (0.39) 0.38 0.16, 0.61
 Social support 2.65 (0.61) 2.58 (0.61) 0.10 −0.12, 0.32
At three-month follow up (T3)
 Self-efficacy** 2.54 (0.53) 2.37 (0.53)# 0.32 0.09, 0.55
 Emotional coping response** 3.08 (0.38) 2.95 (0.39) 0.34 0.11, 0.57
 Social support 2.57 (0.60) 2.54 (0.60) 0.06 −0.17, 0.29
  1. aSelf-efficacy = self-efficacy to cope with stress. Social support = social support for stress management. Score ranged from 1 to 4 for each variabl; the higher socore, the better. Baseline: N = 569 (387 intervention, 182 comparison). T2: n = 338 (212 intervention, 126 comparison). T3: n = 311 (196 intervention, 115 comparison). **p ≤ 0.01 for comparisons between the intervention and comparison groups within a timeframe. #p ≤ 0.05 for comparisons between T2 and T3 within the comparison group